DIESEL EMISSIONS AND THE AMES TEST: A COMMENTARY

Particulates emitted from diesel engines contain substances which produce mutations in the bacterial assay known as the B. N. Ames Salmonella/microsome test. The limitations and value of the Ames test data are discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Air Pollution Control Association

    4400 Fifth Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA  United States  15213
  • Authors:
    • Wei, E T
    • Wang, Y Y
    • Rappaport, S M
  • Publication Date: 1980-3

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  • Accession Number: 00319644
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 19 1981 12:00AM